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Black Diamond

Black Diamond

Black Diamonds are now widely desired for use in premium designer jewelry. Whilst not being colorless like their more popular namesakes, Black Diamond nonetheless offers a sparkling brilliant like appearance from it black ink like facetted surface.

Natural Black Diamonds are extremely rare in nature, some Black Diamonds have been found in very large sizes such as the Star of Africa at 202 carats! Upon close inspection natural Black Diamond is often found to have visible inclusions featuring black graphite and or twisted crystal like structures.

Given the level of demand, most modern Black Diamonds are often irradiated natural diamonds, originally usually opaque and of potched color. The irradiation results in ‘black’ color that is actually intensely dark green. It is important to note that this treatment is perfectly safe and stones have no residual radiation. 



Black Diamonds are most often used as a contrast stone, teamed with Colourless Diamonds and or similarly ‘brilliant’ radiating materials.

Black Diamonds can be substituted fro Colourless Diamonds in terms of birth month and anniversary. Black Diamond can be used for the birth month of April. In the case of anniversaries it can be used for the 10th and 60th year anniversaries.

Diamond has been used as the Zodiac stone for Aries, and is thought to convey the mythical trait of ‘Endurance’.

Important locations from which naturally occurring Black Diamond is sourced include parts of Africa and Brazil. The Black Diamonds sourced by Blossomjewels have been irradiated and we typically source them from India.

Black Diamond has a Mohs’ hardness rating of 10/10. Consequently it is suitable for everyday wear.


Cocktail Ring with Black Diamond in 14K White Gold


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